Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!
In today's edition, there are 12 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- CodeInject v1.5 Released
The new release has following enhancements Upgrade to .NET 4.6 from .NET 4.
- CodeChat0 48 - Node Hysteria with Sara Itani (Jeremy Foster)
Join me this week for CodeChat as Sara Itani and I don't even try to hold back our Node.js enthusiasm.
- The .NET Journey: Recapping the last year (Heath Stewart)
Having just completed Connect(); // 2015, we thought to take a moment to review everything that’s happened with .NET over the last year, between last year's and this year's Connect();. And what a year it’s been! We’ve seen significant developments in the .
- Optimizing Xamarin.Forms Apps for Maximum Performance
We know performance matters when it comes to mobile apps. With Xamarin, your iOS and Android apps are fully native apps taking advantage of each and every optimization the platform has to offer. It’s no different if you’re building native mobile apps with Xamarin.
- Free eBooks from Microsoft Press (Release Date)
This Windows 8.1 app provides insightful Tours by Microsoft Press authors of new and Evolving Microsoft Technologies.
- Free Red Book: Readings in Database Systems, 5th Edition (Todd Hoff)
Editors Peter Bailis, Joseph M. Hellerstein, and Michael Stonebraker curated the papers and wrote pithy introductions. Unfortunately, links to the papers are not included, but a kindly wizard, Nindalf, gathered all the referenced papers together and put them in one place. What's in it?
- Announcing Open Live Writer - An Open Source Fork of Windows Live Writer (Scott Hanselman)
Today is the day. An independent group of volunteers within Microsoft has successfully open sourced and forked Windows Live Writer. The fork is called Open Live Writer (also known as OLW) and it is part of the .NET Foundation and managed by this group of volunteers.
- TFVC and Git repositories in the same team project (Heath Stewart)
Many teams are transitioning from TFVC to Git for version control and want to keep their work items, build definitions, and other data in their team project. Now with TFS Update 1 or Team Services, you can add Git repositories to your existing team project created with TFVC.
If you’ve been paying attention to Microsoft over the last year, you’ve probably noticed that the company has changed its attitude toward the open-source community in a huge way.
- Programming Sucks
Every friend I have with a job that involves picking up something heavier than a laptop more than twice a week eventually finds a way to slip something like this into conversation: "Bro,1 you don't work hard. I just worked a 4700-hour week digging a tunnel under Mordor with a screwdriver."
- .NET Framework 4.6.1 is now available! (Heath Stewart)
Today we are announcing the availability of .NET Framework 4.6.1. You can download this release now. The .NET Framework 4.6.1 can be installed on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and the corresponding server platforms.
- The Role of an Enterprise Architect in a Lean Enterprise (Kevin Hickey)
If you are an Enterprise Architect (EA) in an organization transitioning to lean or agile practices, you may be feeling a bit lost. You have worked hard to get where you are. You probably wrote most of the critical system software keeping your enterprise running.